Get Involved! Get Involved! Get the Most Out of Your College Experience There is so much more to college than just going to class and studying for class! Involvement in a student organization helps students meet new friends, joins individuals with similar views, and promotes and celebrates common interests, while building interpersonal skills. Students who participate in student organizations receive opportunities that enrich their college experiences through the development of core competencies that include effective communication, intellectual growth, self-awareness and collaboration with others. Participation in student organizations and leadership programs help students to become more engaged and integrated into campus life and gain more from their college experience. Student governance provides opportunities for student involvement in the administrative, legislative and judicial processes of the college. Students have the opportunity to write articles of interest, poems and short stories and submit pictures of artwork and photography in The Owl Newspaper and Reflections literary and art magazine. There is never a shortage of things to do when you're on campus. Get involved in one of these student clubs and organizations: CLUB NAMES AND DESCRIPTIONS African Student Association - To increase awareness of issues pertaining to the Continent of Africa. Apostolic Ministries Bible Club-To further develop the academic and personal lives of students by educating them on God’s purpose. Bboy Club-To promote the artist of dance styles associated with the B-Boy era. Bethel Campus Fellowship - To lead students to Christ and prepare them to become reliable men and women that God can entrust with His Word. Better Together Interfaith Team – To promote interfaith co-operation on campus and raise awareness of different religious and non-religious backgrounds among students. Biology Club - To provide interactive study and review for students who are taking biology courses CAB (Campus Activities Board) – To develop, plan, coordinate and implement co-curricular programs for the college. Campus Crusade for Christ (CRU)-A caring community passionate about connecting people to Christ. Caribbean Student Association - To create a cultural and social awareness of the Caribbean community on campus. Caring Colors Empowerment Organization- CCEO is an organization working to help build the confidence within the LGBTQ community, and in every way possible. Chemistry Club- Establishing a sense of community among chemistry and biochemistry majors. Computer Programming Club- To spread interest in programming and computer science. Cultural Association of Laurel-To encourage socialization and promote diversity and inclusion amongt students at Laurel College Center. Diverse Male Student Initiatives – Provide an experiential year-long program that supports men and helps them focus their energies toward self-improvement and community involvement. Enrollment Services Student Ambassadors – To serve as the official ambassador of the College for prospective students and the surrounding community. Future Health Professionals Club- To support its members in their efforts to be successful in their chosen health professional career via networking forums, lecture, and other types of membership engagements which will help foster future health professional leaders. Hacker Space- Provides students with an open environment to become creative within the fields of technology, science, mathematics, and art. Hallam Players-A club for students who are interested in theater. Health Information Management Student Association- A student organization for any student in the Health Information Technology or Health Information Management field. Honors Society - To promote academic excellence, fellowship, leadership and service through co-curricular activities. House of Envy-To provide students with entertainment through the performance of modeling and fashion. Innovationergy- To promote education and training for students who are interested in energy opportunities. Math Club - To promote further interest in mathematics and help students understand math as a language of logic. Model United Nations at PGCC- Strives to offer students the opportunity to explore a wide range of international policy issues through debate at a variety of conferences each year. Muslim Student Association –To provide students with the opportunity to come together in a supportive Muslim environment and seeks to educate the local communities about Islam National Society of Collegiate Scholars - A program for first- and second-year college students who have a 3.4 or higher GPA. (Membership is by invitation only). National Society of Leadership and Success - A program for first- and second-year college students who have between a 3.7 GPA and a 3.4 GPA (Membership by invitation only.) Nursing Club - To empower future nurses through educational experiences and community service opportunities (must be a nursing major student). The Owl Student Newspaper - To provide an outlet for student expression and reports activities of interest to students as the official newspaper of PGCC. OWL Success Track Ambassadors-To assist students with their first-year experience at Prince George’s Community College. Pathways to Leadership Program – To promote the development of leadership skills through workshops, conferences, retreats & community service. PEER Readers- To assist students with reaching their academic potential in the area of reading. Phi Theta Kappa - To promote scholarship, service and leadership for students. Rewards and recognizes academically outstanding students. (Membership is by invitation only) Physics Club- To enhance students knowledge of Physics and show how it can be incorporated in everyday life. Poets Corner-For students who are interested in the art of poetry. Prince George’s Culinary Arts Club- To expand the awareness of the Culinary Arts program offered at PGCC R.A.R.E. (Real Artist Real Entertainment)-To educate aspiring artist and bring people together throught the power of music. Reflections Literary Magazine – To provide a medium to showcase student short stories, artwork and photography. Salvation and Praise- To assist students adjusting to life on campus and to bring the academic lives of students under the lordship of Christ. Seoul Searching- To promote understanding and knowledge of Asian culture through various activities Service Members 2 Scholars (Veterans Club)- To connect student veterans with resources, camaraderie and the encouragement that is beneficial to achieving their academic goal. Still Have Fun- To build positive relationships with students who have physical and/or mental disabilities. Student Governance Association - The official governing body for students at Prince George’s Community College Women of Wisdom (WOW) – To provide unique opportunities for female students to enhance their academic, personal, and professional development in a holistic environment.